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WNC Nature Center planning to reopen, but date still not set
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 11:08

From Staff Reports

Following a record-breaking year in attendance in 2019,  WNC Nature Center in Asheville is wrapping up plans to reopen soon, but a definitive opening date had not be set as of the Daily Planet’s press deadline for this edition.

“Under Phase 2.5, museums and aquariums can now be open to the public, at 50 percent capacity,” according to a report Sept, 7 by Asheville television station WLOS’ News 13 I-Team Coronavirus Help Desk.

“The nature center has announced that it is finalizing a reopening plan that meets state regulations,” News 13 report added. “We’re told staff has been working on upgrades while the facility has been closed in order to make the nature center safer for guests. No date has been set yet, but it is expected to be open sometime during September.”

News 13 quoted the center as stating, “Details will be released soon, and we plan to begin a phased reopening by the end of the month.”



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